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Summary Report: MADERA County

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  • Distribution of Environmental Burdens in MADERA County

    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY RACE/ETHNICITY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    People of Color 43000  0.70
    Whites 61000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    People of Color 170  1.42
    Whites 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .0007  1.79
    Whites .00039

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    People of Color .15  0.94
    Whites .16


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY INCOME

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 58000  1.12
    High Income Families 52000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Low Income Families 170  1.31
    High Income Families 130

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .00039  0.85
    High Income Families .00046

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Low Income Families .21  1.62
    High Income Families .13


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 61000  1.17
    Families Above Poverty 52000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty 180  1.38
    Families Above Poverty 130

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .00033  0.72
    Families Above Poverty .00046

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Families Below Poverty .22  1.57
    Families Above Poverty .14


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY CHILDHOOD POVERTY

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 55000  1.06
    Kids Above Poverty 52000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty 180  1.29
    Kids Above Poverty 140

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .00037  0.76
    Kids Above Poverty .00049

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Kids Below Poverty .21  1.50
    Kids Above Poverty .14


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY EDUCATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 66000  1.43
    Highschool Graduates 46000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates 160  1.23
    Highschool Graduates 130

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .00061  1.42
    Highschool Graduates .00043

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Non-Highschool Graduates .18  1.38
    Highschool Graduates .13


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY JOB CLASSIFICATION

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Working Class People 57000  1.39
    Non-Working Class People 41000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Working Class People 140  1.17
    Non-Working Class People 120

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .00056  0.95
    Non-Working Class People .00059

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Working Class People .15  1.07
    Non-Working Class People .14


    DISTRIBUTION OF BURDENS BY HOME OWNERSHIP

    Releases of Toxic Chemicals
    (indicator of chemical releases)   Ratio
    Renters 43000  0.73
    Homeowners 59000

    Cancer Risks from Hazardous Air Pollutants
    (added risk per 1,000,000)   Ratio
    Renters 130  0.72
    Homeowners 180

    Superfund Sites
    (sites per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .00036  1.20
    Homeowners .0003

    Facilities Emitting Criteria Air Pollutants
    (facilities per square mile)   Ratio
    Renters .15  0.58
    Homeowners .26


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